Mark Renton
Books in series4
UNABRIDGED
(4.4 based on 545 ratings)
  • 1
    Skagboys | Irvine Welsh

    Skagboys

    • UNABRIDGED (24 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Irvine Welsh
    • Narrated By Tam Dean Burn
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (186)
    Performance
    (141)
    Story
    (140)

    Mark Renton has it all: He's good-looking, young, with a pretty girlfriend and a place at university. But there's no room for him in the 1980s.Thatcher's government is destroying working-class communities across Britain, and the post-war certainties of full employment, educational opportunity and a welfare state are gone. When his family starts to fracture, Mark's life swings out of control and he succumbs to the defeatism which has taken hold in Edinburgh's grimmer areas.

    Stick with it - It grows on you

    I started off hating this. The swearing was unreal. Given that I swear a fair old bit this shocked me a bit.
    I did stick with it and am so glad ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 07 June 2012 by Gavin (Dunbar, United Kingdom)
  • 2
    Trainspotting | Irvine Welsh

    Trainspotting

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Irvine Welsh
    • Narrated By Tam Dean Burn
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (151)
    Performance
    (139)
    Story
    (139)

    Choose us. Choose life. Choose mortgage payments; choose washing machines; choose cars; choose sitting oan a couch watching mind-numbing and spirit-crushing game shows, stuffing f****n junk food intae yir mooth. Choose rotting away, pishing and shiteing yersel in a home, a total f***n embarrassment tae the selfish, f****d-up brats ye've produced. Choose life.

    Brilliant...almost as good as Skagboys.
    Reviewed on 17 July 2015 by Jonny D (Kent, UK)
  • 3
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  • 4
    The Blade Artist | Irvine Welsh

    The Blade Artist

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Irvine Welsh
    • Narrated By Tam Dean Burn
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (208)
    Performance
    (190)
    Story
    (189)

    Jim Francis has finally found the perfect life - and is now unrecognisable, even to himself. A successful painter and sculptor, he lives quietly with his wife, Melanie, and their two young daughters in an affluent beach town in California. Some say he's a fake and a con man while others see him as a genuine visionary. But Francis has a very dark past, with another identity and a very different set of values.

    The first cut is the deepest


    We have met Francis Begbie before he was in Trainspotting, then again in the sequel Porno, then in the prequel Skagboys but now he has a new iden..Show More »

    Reviewed on 08 April 2016 by Wras (Kildonan)